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Life’s a Beach...Bag

Garden Party Purse, Two-Tone

Garden Party Purse

Cozy Cord Handbag


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You Are My Sunshine Hat

Garden Party Hat

“CC” Cap


Cheshire Hat

Shaped Brim Hat


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Miniature Hats - Ornaments

Miniature Fashions - Home Decor

Children’s Couture hats and handbags are available in sizes for infants, toddlers, girls, tweens, teens, and adults. Every hat is true to size, with the benefit of additional wearing ease for comfort, extended wear, and a perfect fit. Special requests for sizing; smaller or wider hat brims, for example, are welcome. Custom measurements are also accepted and a fitting muslin can be prepared, if desired. Please inquire for more information.

To Determine the Appropriate Size: Please refer to the size chart for handbag dimensions and hat sizes.

Children’s Couture is an award-winning design studio where the artist, Mary-Alice Dalton, skillfully handcrafts each piece, ensuring uncompromising quality with lasting beauty, value, and enjoyment. Her designs are unique yet stylish, fun yet functional, and always a delight to see and wear. Her craftsmanship is superb, using couture and traditional construction techniques, resulting in a timeless heirloom art piece to enjoy today, and then pass down from one generation to the next.

Children's Couture Handbags are the “must-have” accessory for all of your favorite girls, no matter what their age. Four styles are offered in three sizes and may be purchased by selecting your favorite print or corduroy color offered in the Fabric Collections. With the wide variety of fabrics to choose from, she will never have too many of these colorful couture handbags.

Children's Couture Hats are a distinguished gift for a baby shower, ideal as a surprise for your favorite young ladies, or a welcomed accessory piece for adults. Six styles are available with a variety of brim widths, ribbon accents, ties and bows. Select your favorite print or corduroy color offered in the Fabric Collections and tailor each hat to fit your own personal style.

Each hat and handbag is a delightful composition of design, detail, and technique, featuring:

  • Artful details; hand-finished edging, impeccable topstitching and fabric-covered buttons.
  • The Large Handbags, any style, are embellished with tiny pintucks and include an inside pocket, perfect for a lipstick or keys.
  • Comfort and extended wear; every hat and handbag is fully lined in a cheerful contrasting print or color.
  • Easy care; machine wash and dry in cold water, gentle cycle, and low heat.
  • Fabulous fabrics; 100% premium cottons from America’s leading fabric manufacturers. With such a variety of prints and corduroy colors to select from, you can easily individualize each and every design!

Petite Couture Miniatures will engage your mind and lift your spirits. Add a unique twist to your home décor or gift-giving list with these miniature hats and fashions.

Each miniature hat is a clever composition of detail and technique, featuring:

  • Artful details; hand-finished edging, impeccable topstitching and tiny fabric-covered buttons.
  • Numerous uses; to give as a gift, tie on a package, dress up a doll or adorn a stuffed teddy, hang in your own personal space or decorate a holiday tree.

Each miniature fashion is a collection art piece of fine detail and craftsmanship, individually handcrafted from a seventy percent reduction of a size two child’s pattern, signed, dated, and featuring:

  • Artful details; tiny pintucks, ruched (gathered) piping, hand-finished edging and impeccable topstitching.
  • Tiny fabric-covered buttons that adorn a center back opening.
  • An embellished back sash to tie into a pretty bow.
  • Fabulous fabrics in a variety of colors, prints and motifs to select from, ensuring a perfect fit into your home décor.
  • A handcrafted cherry shadowbox frame for wall or tabletop display.

Enjoy your shopping experience at Children’s Couture, where “couture” literally means the very best and no piece is ever complete until it becomes a child’s best friend and part of her family’s history.